A variety of garlic (Allium sativum var. ophioscorodon) having a twisted scape, or a related plant (A. scorodoprasum) having a garliclike bulb.
The bulb of either of these plants, used as a seasoning.
A European onion (Allium scorodoprasum) bearing a cluster of small bulbs used like garlic cloves for flavoring.
Origin of rocambole
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition